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Old 04-29-2013, 11:18 PM
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Floor protection - mats vs. liners

X3 received - check
Clear bra installed - check

Now it's time to add floor protection.

I am trying to decide between floor liners and floor mats. The links point to the WeatherTech products. BMW sells almost identical products (in fact I suspect BMW has WeatherTech make theirs). While ultimately I will have to decide between BMW and WeatherTech, what I'd like your input on is comparisons between the liners and mats, regardless of vendor.

For example, will the high wall edges of the liners droop, wrinkle or curl over time and start to look tacky?

The liners kind of look like I am resting my feet in a rubbermaid container. Do they really look like that?

Does anyone have both types? Do you swap 'em out depending on the season - liners for winter, mats for summer?

I had the mats in my old X3 and they did not protect the carpets on the edges - do the liners do a good job of that?


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